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Masoudi Asl I, Hasanzadeh E, Raeissi P. Determining the Sources of Evidence Used in Decision Making of Staff Managers in Iran University of Medical Sciences:2019. jha 2021; 23 (4) :61-69
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3345-en.html
1- Associate Professor, School of Health Management and Information Science, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- M.Sc.Student, School of Health Management and Information Science, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , Management.iums63@gmail.com
3- Professor, School of Health Management and Information Science, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Introduction: One of the approaches that influences the decision-making and management of universities is evidence-based management. Evidence-based management requires managerial and organizational decisions and informed actions using the best available evidence in which the best evidence is used as norms and standards. Therefore, in line with the importance of this issue, the present study aimed to determine the sources of evidence used in decision making of staff managers in Iran University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: The present descriptive-analytical study was conducted in 2019 among 71 managers of Iran University of Medical Sciences. The research tool was a standard evidence-based management questionnaire. In this study, the sampling was not carried out and all managers participated in it. Spearman test and SPSS-24 software were also used to analyze the data.
Results: The findings of the study on the sources of evidence used by managers in organizational decisions and programs showed that the highest source of evidence was socio-political development program and the lowest was the use of sources of scientific research evidence.
Conclusion: Any decision that is made without evidence-based management cannot be considered evidence-based and can have negative outcomes in any decision-making organization. Therefore, it is necessary that the relevant officials and policy makers provide a suitable platform by formulating specialized policies and providing the necessary infrastructure to reduce the gap between the current situation and the evidence-based management model.
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Health Services Management
Received: 2020/09/9 | Accepted: 2020/12/20 | Published: 2021/01/19

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